Core Faculty

Lori L. Martin 

PhD, University at Albany, State University of New York


Associate Professor of Sociology and African and African American Studies
Director of Graduate Studies in Sociology
Director of African and African American Studies (2017-18)

Phone: 225 578 1785
Email: lorim@lsu.edu
Office: 239 Stubbs Hall
Research Interests: Race and Ethnicity, Wealth Inequality, Asset Poverty, Sociology of Sport

 

Stephen Finley

PhD, Rice University

Associate Professor of Religious Studies & Philosophy and African & African American Studies
Phone: 225 578 7023
Email: scfinley@lsu.edu
Office: 236 Coates Hall

Research Interests: African American Religious Traditions, African American Religious Thought , African American Religion and Esotericism, Religion and Psychoanalysis, Religion and Embodiment, Theory and Method in the Study of Religion, Religion in America

 

Jas Sullivan

PhD, Indiana University

Associate Professor of Political Science and African and African American Studies
Phone: 225 578 7023
Email: jamsulli@lsu.edu
Office: 202 Stubbs Hall
Research Interests: African-American Politics, Voting Behavior, Political Psychology

 

Dari Green

PhD, Louisiana State University

Instructor, African and African American Studies 
Phone: 225 578 5246
Email: dgree47@lsu.edu
Office: 155 Howe-Russell Hall
Research Interests: Gender, Race, Networks and Social Capital, Qualitative Methodologies, Stratification and Inequality, and Community